Water does not resist …

Water does not resist …

Water does not resist. Water flows. When you plunge your hand into it, all you feel is a caress. Water is not a solid wall, it will not stop you. But water always goes where it wants to go, and nothing in the end can stand against it. Water is patient. Dripping water wears away a stone. Remember that, my child. Remember you are half water. If you can’t go through an obstacle, go around it. Water does.

– Margaret Atwood

 

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2 thoughts on “Water does not resist …

  1. Still haunted by that other thing, that YOU wrote, about water: “I want to be water; flowing through fingers, holding up ships. Let me love you. I can hold you.”

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